The mission of the Emergency Medical Science Program reflects the mission of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, the College of Biomedicine and Health Professions with its commitment to serving the educational needs of the citizens of the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
The Emergency Medical Science Program will provide innovative, dynamic, and high quality EMS education with the intent of producing professional and proficient EMT-Basic, Intermediate, and Paramedic certified providers. This will be accomplished by providing enthusiastic students with high quality instruction, employable skills, and preparing the graduate to be successful on the National Registry Examination of Emergency Medical Technicians. The program’s mission is supported by a caring team of educational faculty, healthcare providers, and physicians with expertise in various aspects of emergency medicine and a commitment to education. An extensive array of didactic resources and a wide variety of advanced practicum experiences will provide graduates with the skills and versatility needed to function in a diverse health care environment. The program will be conscientious to health-care needs and educational requirements.